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Naughton, James 1945-

Overview
Works: 261 works in 819 publications in 1 language and 35,520 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery fiction  Film adaptations  Television plays, American  Documentary films  Historical films  College life films  Musicals  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Interviewee, Speaker, Recipient, Director
Classifications: PS3566.A686, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Naughton
Our town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stage production of Wilder's play; a study of life, love, and death in a New England town at the turn of the 20th century
Stranger in paradise : a Jesse Stone novel by Robert B Parker( Recording )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apache hit man, Wilson "Crow" Cromartie returns to Paradise after ten years to take Amber Francisco back to her father in Florida, but before returning he is suppose to kill her mother Fiona. It's up to police chief Jesse Stone to provide protection to them
Split image by Robert B Parker( Recording )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The body in the trunk was just the beginning. Turns out the stiff was a foot soldier for local tough guy Reggie Galen, now enjoying a comfortable "retirement" with his beautiful wife, Rebecca, in the nicest part of Paradise. Living next door are Knocko Moynihan and his wife, Robbie, who also happens to be Rebecca's twin. But what initially appears to be a low-level mob hit takes on new meaning when a high-ranking crime figure is found dead on Paradise Beach. Stressed by the case, his failed relationship with his ex-wife, and his ongoing battle with the bottle, Jesse needs something to keep him from spinning out of control. When private investigator Sunny Randall comes into town on a case, she asks for Jesse's help. As their professional and personal relationships become intertwined, both Jesse and Sunny realize that they have much in common with both their victims and their suspects--and with each other. From the Compact Disc edition
Night and day by Robert B Parker( Recording )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradise, Massachusetts police chief Jesse Stone is back in Robert B. Parker's 8th installment of the Jesse Stone series
Robert B. Parker's Killing the blues by Michael Brandman( Recording )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With summer just weeks away, Chief of Police Jesse Stone is pretty tense-- and not just because Paradise, MA, is gearing up for the tourists. Stone finds himself dealing with car thefts, then murder, then someone who's come to town to remind him of his not-so-happy past as an L.A. cop. Fans mourning Parker's death will be happy to see that Brandman, who has written and produced numerous TV movies based on Parker's novels, has picked up where the best-selling author left off
Chicago : the musical by John Kander( Recording )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert B. Parker's fool me twice by Michael Brandman( Recording )

24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer in Paradise, Massachusetts, is usually an idyllic season?--but not this time. A Hollywood movie company has come to town, and brought with it a huge cast, crew, and a troubled star. Marisol Hinton is very beautiful, reasonably talented, and scared out of her wits that her estranged husband's jealousy might take a dangerous turn. When she becomes the subject of a death threat, Jesse and the rest of the Paradise police department go on high alert. And when Jesse witnesses a horrifying collision caused by a distracted teenage driver, the political repercussions of her arrest bring him into conflict with the local selectment, the DA, and some people with very deep pockets. There's murder in the air, and it's Jesse's reputation as an uncompromising defender of the law--and his life--on the line
Robert B. Parker's Damned if you do by Michael Brandman( Recording )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The woman on the bed was barely out of her teens. She wasn't exactly beautiful, but she'd tried to make the most of her looks. And now, alone in a seedy beachfront motel, she was dead. Paradise Police Chief Jesse Stone doesn't know her name. Whoever she is, she didn't deserve to die. Jesse starts digging, only to find himself caught in the crosshairs of a bitter turf war between two ruthless pimps. And more blood will spill before it's over"--Publisher's web site
Robert B. Parker's blind spot by Reed Farrel Coleman( Recording )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jesse is invited to a reunion of his old Triple-A team, he is forced to grapple with his memories and his regrets over what might have been. But his time at the reunion is cut short when a young woman is found murdered and her boyfriend, a son of one of Paradise's most prominent families, is missing and presumed kidnapped. There is a connection between the reunion and the crimes as Jesse discovers that one of his former teammates may in fact be his main suspect
The paper chase by John Houseman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making it through the first year of Harvard Law School is tough enough without making an adversary of your most important professor. That, however, is exactly what Timothy Bottoms does in this realistic and moving drama
Robert B. Parker's Debt to pay : a Jesse Stone novel by Reed Farrel Coleman( Recording )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setting aside complications in his love life to investigate the brutal murder of a high-ranking Boston crime boss, Jesse Stone suspects the work of a vengeful psychotic assassin who is targeting Stone's ex-wife
Equity by Meera Menon( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A female investment banker, fighting to rise to the top of the corporate ladder at a competitive Wall Street firm, navigates a controversial tech IPO in the post-financial crisis world, where loyalties are suspect, regulations are tight, but pressure to bring in "big money" remains high
Robert B. Parker's The Hangman's sonnet : a Jesse Stone novel by Reed Farrel Coleman( Recording )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barely holding himself together through Suitcase Simpson's wedding following the loss of his own fiancée, Jesse Stone investigates a death that may be linked to the disappearance of a recording tape by a reclusive music genius
Robert B. Parker's the devil wins : a Jesse Stone novel by Reed Farrel Coleman( Recording )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of a huge storm, three bodies are discovered in the rubble of an abandoned factory building in an industrial part of Paradise known as The Swap. One body, a man's, wrapped in a blue tarp, is only hours old. But found within feet of that body are the skeletal remains of two teenage girls who had gone missing during a Fourth of July celebration twenty-five years earlier. Not only does that crime predate Jesse Stone's arrival in Paradise, but the dead girls were close friends of Jesse's right hand, Officer Molly Crane. And things become even more complicated when one of the dead girls' mothers returns to Paradise to bury her daughter and is promptly murdered. It's up to Police Chief Jesse Stone to pull away the veil of the past to see how all the murders are connected
Antigone by Jean Anouilh( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A filmed play adaptation from the Jean Anouilh reinterpretation of the Sophocles tragedy. First written and produced during the Nazi Occupation, this play about a young woman facing a morally corrupt world raises powerful questions of human interaction in regard to collaboration, responsibility and personal integrity
Hacking democracy( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary exposes gaping holes in the security of America's electronic voting system. Takes a nonpartisn, clear-eyed look at the secrecy, cronyism, and incompetence of elections in present-day America as it captures a citizen's movement intent on taking back elections and democracy itself
Factory girl( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful, wealthy young party girl drops out of Radcliffe in 1965 and heads to New York to become Holly Golightly. When she meets a hungry young artist named Andy Warhol, he promises to make her the star she always wanted to be. And like a super nova she explodes on the New York scene only to find herself slowly lose grip on reality
Ernest Hemingway : Rivers to the sea( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than 40 years after his death, Hemingway is one of the most widely read, and widely written about American authors. His distinct style and profound influence are indisputable; his larger-than-life persona is still the stuff of heated debate. As well known in his lifetime as any movie star, Hemingway was a dashing international figure who challenged the notion that writers exist in an ivory tower. There were the battles, the bull fights, the big game, the booze-and he channeled these experiences into stark prose, creating a new form of expression, describing action and emotion in simple, authentic terms. An enormous critical success, his major works-The Old Man and the Sea, A Farewell to Arms, The Sun Also Rises, For Whom the Bell Tolls-are still in print, some in as many as 20 languages. The recent excitement over Cuba's release of their Hemingway collection is unmatched in modern literature. It is the literature, it is the written word and the art of Hemingway's storytelling that forms the heart and the freshness of this film, the point of departure from which Hemingway's life and work are uniquely explored."
Ghost soldiers : [the forgotten epic story of World War II's most dramatic mission] by Hampton Sides( Recording )

13 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The true story of the three little pigs-- and more animal adventures by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains animated versions of five children's stories about animals, including "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs," in which the Big bad Wolf tells his version of the classic tale
 
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Stranger in paradise : a Jesse Stone novel
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Split imageNight and dayRobert B. Parker's Killing the bluesGhost soldiers : [the forgotten epic story of World War II's most dramatic mission]
Alternative Names
James Naughton acteur américain

James Naughton Amerikaans filmacteur

James Naughton attore statunitense

James Naughton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Джеймс Нафтон

جیمز ناتن

جیمز ناتن بازیگر آمریکایی

ジェームズ・ノートン

詹姆斯·諾頓

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English (232)